Nationally we support St. Basil's Academy, the Social Services Fund, the Retiring Clergy Benevolent Fund, Hellenic College/Holy Cross Scholarship Fund, the Cancer Fund, the Orthodox Christian Mission Center, Support a Mission Priest, the Inter-Orthodox Christian Charities, and the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
At the Metropolis (diocese) level we support the St. Spyridon Fund, Rose City Camp (MDSC), the Emergency Relief Fund, the Metropolis Scholarship Fund, and Friends of the Metropolis of Detroit.
Locally, in the greater Lansing area, we support the Greater Lansing Food Bank, Lansing City Rescue Mission, Loaves and Fishes Shelter, EVE Inc., the Children with Special Needs Fund, the Southside Community Kitchen, Holy Dormition Monastery, Hospice of Lansing, the American Red Cross/Services to Armed Forces.
Within the parish, we support our own Odyssey and Sunday school programs and the local chapter the the Orthodox Christian Fellowship, as well as the general fund of our parish. We also frequently contribute to miscellaneous church maintenance and repairs. We host several fundraisers per year, mainly the well known Athenian Luncheon and Bake Sale every November. We also host coffee hours, potlucks, and dinner dances to provide our parish community opportunities to socialize.
Members of the Board of Philoptochos are:
Yvonne Joseph - President
Olga Pascalenos - Treasurer
Angela Vlahakis - Secretary
Alexis Voutsaras - Vice President
General meetings are the 1st Monday of every month at 7 pm in the AHEPA at the church.
Board meetings are the last Monday of every month at 7 pm in the AHEPA at the church.